Why am I Fat?

Why Am I Fat?’ 8 reasons you may be eating too much. By Kathleen M. Zelman, MPH, RD, LD WebMD Feature Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD You’re stuffed after a big restaurant dinner — but then the dessert cart rolls around, and you just have to order that gorgeous chocolate mousse. Or you’re munching from a big bag [...]

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On May 10th, 2011, posted in: Diet by

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Understanding Fats: What are HEALTHY Fats?

Dr. Pat Solis encourages you to understand fats for your weight loss success… What are the different types of healthy fats and oils? Fats and oils are made up of basic units called fatty acids.  Each type of fat or oil is a mixture of different fatty acids. Monounsaturated Fatty Acids (MUFA)are found mainly in [...]

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On April 21st, 2011, posted in: Diet by

10 Healthy Eating Tips

Dr. Pat Solis recommends these Tips… Dr. Pat Solis encourages you to follow these tips…. Healthy Eating EASY TIPS FOR PLANNING A HEALTHY DIET AND STICKING TO IT   Healthy eating is not about strict nutrition philosophies, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it’s about feeling great, having more [...]

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On April 21st, 2011, posted in: Diet by

300 Food Items: Calories/Net Carbs/Fat/Protein Content

CHEESES Item Calories Protein(g) Fiber(g) Fat(g) Net Carbs(g) Total Carbs(g) 1.00 piece American Cheese, 2/3 oz. slice 79 4.7 0 6.6 0.3 0.3 2.00 tbs Blue Cheese, crumbled 60 3.6 0 4.8 0.4 0.4 2.00 tbs Cheddar Cheese Shredded 57 3.5 0 4.7 0.2 0.2 2.00 tbs Cream Cheese 101 2.2 0 10.1 0.8 0.8 0.50 [...]

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On January 20th, 2011, posted in: Diet by

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How do You “Painlessly” Cut Calories from Your Diet?

The tricky part about cutting calories to lose weight is finding enjoyable foods that have fewer calories to replace higher-cal foods. This takes a lot of trial and error. How do you cut calories in your favorite meals? Do you know some tasty low-cal recipe substitutions? Or, have you found a lighter version of a food that tastes just [...]

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On January 11th, 2011, posted in: Diet by